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Question: A patient wants to use her secondary insurance as her primary insurance because it offers her a better price point. Are there any circumstances under which this is allowed?... More
Question: A new patient came in and saw our physician assistant (PA) for some lacerations. She did not see a doctor. A week later the patient returned for follow up with an M.D. For purposes of billin... More
When reporting a series of oft-used psychotherapy services (90832-90838), providers tend to stick to a pattern of long-duration standalone codes and shorter-duration add-on codes.... More
Question: A patient wants to use her secondary insurance as her primary insurance because it offers her a better price point. Are there any circumstances under which this is allowed?... More
Question: A new patient came in and saw our physician assistant (PA) for some lacerations. She did not see a doctor. A week later the patient returned for follow up with an M.D. For purposes of billin... More
When reporting a series of oft-used psychotherapy services (90832-90838), providers tend to stick to a pattern of long-duration standalone codes and shorter-duration add-on codes.... More
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The Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) version 25.3 edits, effective Oct. 1, 2019, bundle dozens of codes that will restrict a range of same-day services, including some allograft procedures.
This major proposed rule addresses changes to the physician fee schedule (PFS); other changes to Medicare Part B payment policies to ensure that payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice, relative value of services, and changes in the statute.
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